Genetic anomalies in patients with severe oligozoospermia and azoospermia in eastern Turkey: a prospective study.

@article{Ceylan2009GeneticAI,
  title={Genetic anomalies in patients with severe oligozoospermia and azoospermia in eastern Turkey: a prospective study.},
  author={G{\"u}lay G{\"u}leç Ceylan and Cavit Ceylan and Halit Elyas},
  journal={Genetics and molecular research : GMR},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={915-22}
}
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a child after one year of regular unprotected intercourse; it is a major health problem affecting about 10-15% of all couples. Infertility is due to a male factor in approximately 50% of cases. The human Y chromosome contains genes necessary for gonadal differentiation into a testis and genes for complete spermatogenesis. We examined the frequency and type of both chromosomal abnormalities and Y chromosome microdeletions in 90 patients with… CONTINUE READING